Packaging Associate II (2nd shift)

Fond du Lac
Full Time

Grande Cheese Company is a family owned enterprise built on a tradition, quality and outstanding performance. We are dedicated to our cultural pride, professional excellence and to the dignity and respect of our Associates.

Join our Family and receive a comprehensive benefits package, generous PTO available on day one, night and weekend shift premiums, up to $1,500 bonuses, access to our Health and Fitness Centers, opportunities to develop your career and more!

Monday – Saturday, 4-10 hour shifts with (2) rotating days off, 2:30pm – 1:00am

$19.44/hour and up, plus shift and weekend premium!

Packaging and Inspection

  • Under minimal supervision of the Team Manager and/or Team Leaders, cross-trained to operate secondary packaging equipment and related computer systems.
  • Accountable to ensure finished products meet Grande quality and safety standards.
  • Work is more varied and involves multiple product lines working simultaneously.
  • Responsible for understanding and correctly executing all processes pertaining to the diversity of products.
  • Complete required paperwork, logs, and computer systems for inventory accuracy.
  • Possess expert knowledge of system and data requirements.
  • Ensure continuous flow of product and monitor for proper positioning, spacing, sealing, and correct codes/labels.
  • Independently make decisions to correct and prevent issues as needed in a timely manner.
  • Perform visual inspection for any defects and rework or discard defective products based on procedures.
  • Setup, calibrate, make adjustments, troubleshoot and perform maintenance to the packaging equipment.
  • Operate and inspect forklifts.
  • May at times require lifting of up to 100 pounds.


  • Maintain a clean working area by performing general sanitation of all packaging equipment to keep the work area pathogen free.

Regulatory Compliance

  • Complete all required documentation, recordkeeping, and reporting as required by law and/or regulatory agencies, (i.e. DNR, DOL, EEOC, FDA, IMS, OSHA, SQF, USDA, WDA, etc.).
  • Follow all SAFETY (food & workplace) policies and procedures.

All other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.

  • Follow all company policies and procedures.
  • Follow government standards and regulations.
  • Provide back-up relief as needed.

Qualification & Requirements:

  • High School or GED preferred.
  • Three (3) months or more of related work experience and/or training in a food manufacturing industry strongly preferred.
  • Basic math, reading, writing, and computer skills
  • Ability to follow instructions/policies/procedures in written, verbal, or diagram form.


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